Monday, 17 February 2014

English Grammar Exercise Std 12 Yuvakbharati New Course

Worksheet 2  

The sentences in these worksheet are taken from Std. 12 coursebook of MS -Board.It meant for practice of learners.

  1.  It was dinner time when he finished . (Rewrite as simple sentence)
  2.  On the hooks were more fish than the others had caught all together. (Change the degree) 
  3. He has become the fourth -largest manufacturer of personal computers in America.(Rewrite in Future Perfect Tense) 
  4. Michael Dell was the youngest man ever to head Fortune 500 corporation.(Change the degree)
  5. Growing up in Houston, Texas, Michael and his two brothers were imbued by their parents.( Rewrite as compound sentence)
  6. I wasn't a bad doctor. (Add a question tag)
  7. I wasn't quite sure of myself. (Rewrite as affirmative)
  8. I had successive ideas of specializing in dermatology, in aural surgery, in pediatrics but discarded them all. (Rewrite as simple sentence)
  9. I took him around with me . (Change the voice)
  10. When I saw the prizes and read the citation Chaitanya had received, I was stupefied. (Use  'No sooner......than')
  11. He was a special child. (Rewrite as Rhetorical question)
  12. One day , King Amrut and Chandan were taking a walk on the terrace of the palace. (Rewrite the sentence using Past Perfect Continuous Tense)
  13. They could see far into the distance.( Use 'able to' )
  14. He was delighted to see the prosperity of his kingdom.(Use gerund form of the underlined word)
  15. What more could they ask for?(Rewrite as Assertive sentence)
  16. Soon he walked up to the king and whispered something in his ears. ( Use 'No sooner....than')
  17. "Did you like the story, Meenu?"Raghu asked. (Rewrite into Indirect speech)
  18. I would show him my finger. (Use 'used to')
  19. I would close the cage and put it near my pillow. (Rewrite as simple sentence)
  20. At 6 sharp in the morning, he would start to be restless.( Frame wh-question to get the underline part as an answer)
  21. When he became a fully grown up one , he began to go far and wide. (Use  'No sooner......than')
  22. The bird was spotted in pairs almost everyday. (Change the voice)
  23. How can they be seen? ( Rewrite as Assertive)
  24. It is achievable. (Rewrite as negative)
  25. All this is being done very efficiently and at a low cost.(Change into Active Voice)
  26. Parking will be difficult and expensive. ( Use "not only .... but also)
  27. People will use public transport rather than cars. (Make it less certain)
  28. There are some glimmers of hope. (Add a question tag) 
  29. They have excuses ready when they reach office late. (Identify the clause)
  30. They have never seen a sunrise. (Change the voice)
  31. She felt terrible about this tendency. (Rewrite as Exclamatory)
  32. His father would undoubtedly be left shaking  his head and burying himself deeper into his newspaper. (Use 'not only...but also')
  33. "They have promised that the funds we have given to initiate the process will be returned to us,"Mr. Pawar says.(Rewrite as Indirect speech) 
  34. Can you please hold it for me? (What does underlined Modal Auxiliary indicate?)
  35. It should keep for a while. (Replace the Modal Auxiliary with another indicating obligation)
  36. Reuben respectfully touched his worn cap. (Rewrite the sentence using adjective form of the underlined word.)
  37. He ran towards the sound and stopped at a construction site. ( Rewrite as simple sentence)
  38. Dora had never received such a gift. (Rewrite in Present Perfect tense)
  39. A religious ceremony was attended by nearly two lakh people.(Begin with -Nearly two.....)
  40. As we were nearing the steps leading to a foot over bridge, people started pushing from behind. ( Use 'no sooner ... than' )
  41. There was nothing she could do about it. (Rewrite as Rhetorical Question)
  42. "They have promised that the funds that we have given to initiate the process will be returned to us," Mr. Pawar said. (Rewrite as Indirect Speech)
  43. The school had no regular calendar. (Rewrite as Affirmative)
  44.  India's present epoch maker has come over here to bless the state of Maharashtra. (Use gerund form of underlined word)
  45. Both India and Maharashtra can progress only when there is oneness of interest. ( Use 'If ..not')
  46. I had no anxiety and no high ambitions. ( Use 'neither......nor )
  47. It was tough but intellectually satisfying. (Rewrite as complex sentence)
  48. He brought the coconuts down. (Change the voice)
  49. It is a book about the transformation of India. ( Begin with - 'The book....')  
  50. Can anyone really conceive of a world without poverty? (Rewrite as Assertive Sentence)
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